Hello and welcome to Happy Family Art, where you will find fun places to visit around NJ, art lessons, craft tutorials, coloring pages and more!
Places To Visit This Fall:
It is a wonderful place: beautiful, quiet, never crowded. Take a walk there, enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells, and to clear your head.
This place has everything you might want for fun: biking, hiking, beautiful scenery, historical value, delicious food and so much more! It is free and amazing!
What a wonderful place this is. It allows you to come face to face with History: to touch it, to feel it, to learn it! The kids and adults will enjoy this tremendously.
Such a beautiful place. It is never crowded and absolutely worth the long drive. Both kids and adults will love it there!!!
Enjoy a beautiful hike, a nature center and museum with many classes, a great playground, hiking, or come for a picnic.
If you’re in need of a vacation, even if it is just for one day, come down to New Hope and Lambertville.
What a pretty garden this is. Located in the heart of NJ, it makes for an excellent afternoon.
Princeton is beautiful in the fall, with the turning leaves, and students that have come back. It is teeming with life.
It is such an amazing place to spend the day with family, especially on a cool fall afternoon.
It is a delightful hiking spot, a great place to enjoy the turning of the colors.
Take a lovely meditative hike through the Herrontown Woods Arboretum.
Located a few minutes from the bustling downtown of Princeton NJ, this farm is a wonderful place to spend a few hours.
This is a great zoo! It is not too big, so you could cover it in one day visit and not get too exhausted.
Fall Art Lessons and Craft Tutorials:
Often, I get asked “How to draw a tree?”, I have created this tutorial to answer that!
Awesomely detailed and executed in various mediums! Learn how to draw Sunflowers!
This is a step by step tutorial on how to draw a simple landscape using colored pencils.
This is such a simple and fun art project. It is fun to watch the kids faces light up as they see the white crayon show through the paper.
Instructions for spooky Halloween town pup up card full of ghosts, creatures and scary things.
Here is how I made this fantastic outdoor mosaic. The process wasn’t easy, but I love the result!
Step by step instructions on how to make this fairly accurate embroidery hoop star map. Fairly easy, though a few mistakes were made, and makes a great gift!
Instructions for how to make a tiny witch hat made out of felt with felt flowers. After all, who doesn’t need a tiny witch hat for their everyday errands.
Take a look at what’s new at Happy Family Art:
Even though this year’s season is coming to an end, I hope you earmark this spot for next year. It was wonderful.
This summer, I surprised a friend by populating her house with oven baked clay fairy garden creations. I made a bunch more and of course created a tutorial.
One bright Saturday morning we went garden hopping: Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, Van Vleck Gardens and Kip’s Castle.
Wait, don’t leave! There is more!
Here you will find all sorts of fun day trips all over New Jersey and surrounding states. You can read about our family’s experiences there and hopefully get out and have fun! Also, be sure to check out our very popular list of FREE OR INEXPENSIVE PLACES FOR FAMILY FUN IN AND AROUND NJ.
Take a look at the many art lessons we have. So far there is acrylic, watercolor, how to draw, amazing coloring pages and more!